What countries belong to the European Union?
United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Luxembourg, Spain, Portugal, Denmark, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Italy, and Greece
the basic monetary unit of most members of the European Union (introduced in 1999)
What powers do the European Atomic Energy Community (EURATOM) have?
the right to enter into contracts, obtain raw materials, and establish standards to protect workers and the general population from nuclear radiation
What challenges does Europe face?
1. income gap between the rich and poor nations needs to be lessened 2. increasing food and health needs of the people of these countries must also be met 3. environmental issues - polluted rivers, air pollution